The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 28 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 59 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.64% 2.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.59% 3.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 46 11 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £415 £423
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -1.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £15.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
687 532 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.28% 75.46% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 373 282
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.15 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.76% +47.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.75 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +30 49 £375 +15.38% 1
West Wales -3 8 £450 -5.26%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 48 (56.47%) Jenkins
2 44 (51.76%) Linux
3 36 (42.35%) Scrum
3 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (40.00%) Java
5 33 (38.82%) Security Cleared
5 33 (38.82%) Hudson
6 30 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 28 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (32.94%) Puppet
8 26 (30.59%) Configuration Management
9 24 (28.24%) .NET
9 24 (28.24%) PowerShell
10 23 (27.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (25.88%) J2EE
11 22 (25.88%) Windows
12 21 (24.71%) Software Delivery
12 21 (24.71%) Open Source
12 21 (24.71%) MSBuild
13 19 (22.35%) Artifactory
13 19 (22.35%) MySQL
14 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
14 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (20.00%) MongoDB
15 17 (20.00%) Red Hat
15 17 (20.00%) Perl
15 17 (20.00%) Jython
16 16 (18.82%) Maven
16 16 (18.82%) HTML
16 16 (18.82%) CSS

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (15.29%) Apache
2 12 (14.12%) Confluence
3 11 (12.94%) JBoss
4 9 (10.59%) WebSphere
4 9 (10.59%) nginx
5 8 (9.41%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.06%) IIS
7 5 (5.88%) Jetty
8 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (3.53%) Liferay
10 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.53%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) HTTP
2 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.24%) SSL
3 4 (4.71%) DNS
4 3 (3.53%) DHCP
4 3 (3.53%) FTP
4 3 (3.53%) IPsec
5 2 (2.35%) Firewall
6 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.35%) MySQL
2 17 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
4 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
5 12 (14.12%) Hadoop
6 11 (12.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (56.47%) Jenkins
2 33 (38.82%) Hudson
3 21 (24.71%) MSBuild
4 19 (22.35%) Artifactory
5 16 (18.82%) Maven
6 13 (15.29%) Subversion
7 12 (14.12%) JIRA
8 11 (12.94%) Selenium
8 11 (12.94%) Spock
8 11 (12.94%) Geb
9 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
9 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
10 4 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.35%) Ant
11 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.35%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.18%) JMeter
12 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (2.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (37.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (22.35%) Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Java Developer
4 6 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (4.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (3.53%) Administrator
6 3 (3.53%) Architect
6 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.35%) Analyst
7 2 (2.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.35%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.35%) AWS Architect
8 1 (1.18%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (1.18%) Perl Software Engineer
8 1 (1.18%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (1.18%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (1.18%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) .NET
2 22 (25.88%) J2EE
3 16 (18.82%) CSS
3 16 (18.82%) HTML
4 15 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 15 (17.65%) Spring
4 15 (17.65%) JSF
5 13 (15.29%) AngularJS
5 13 (15.29%) SOAP
5 13 (15.29%) Web Services
6 12 (14.12%) XML
7 11 (12.94%) XSLT
7 11 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.71%) LAMP
8 4 (4.71%) Servlets
9 2 (2.35%) XHTML
9 2 (2.35%) PrimeFaces
9 2 (2.35%) Ajax
9 2 (2.35%) JSON
9 2 (2.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Digital Media
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.35%) Clustering
3 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.76%) Linux
2 22 (25.88%) Windows
3 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (17.65%) UNIX
5 10 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.53%) CentOS
7 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Scrum
1 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (30.59%) Configuration Management
4 23 (27.06%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (24.71%) Software Delivery
5 21 (24.71%) Open Source
6 14 (16.47%) TDD
7 13 (15.29%) OOA/OOD
7 13 (15.29%) OO
8 12 (14.12%) Release Management
9 11 (12.94%) Pair Programming
9 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
9 11 (12.94%) RUP
9 11 (12.94%) DSDM
9 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
9 11 (12.94%) SDLC
10 8 (9.41%) MapReduce
11 5 (5.88%) Analytics
12 4 (4.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) Java
2 24 (28.24%) PowerShell
3 17 (20.00%) Perl
3 17 (20.00%) Jython
4 14 (16.47%) SQL
5 13 (15.29%) Python
6 12 (14.12%) PL/SQL
7 11 (12.94%) Ruby
8 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
9 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.18%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (38.82%) Security Cleared
2 30 (35.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) Xen
2 4 (4.71%) Docker
3 2 (2.35%) vCloud
4 1 (1.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (32.94%) Puppet
2 15 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.06%) Ansible
4 5 (5.88%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.35%) Salt
6 1 (1.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (16.47%) VMware
4 11 (12.94%) Twitter
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle
6 4 (4.71%) Google
7 2 (2.35%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.35%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco
8 1 (1.18%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.18%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.18%) RightScale